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For nearly all of 2010, people have deluged the Marana Town Council with facts, opinions, emotions, protests and demonstrations about the Marana Regional Landfill.
Randy Metcalf / The Explorer, Councilwoman Patti Comerford talked about the stress of landfill consideration before casting her vote last Wednesday. The Marana Town Council voted 5-1 to approve the rezoning and development agreement for the commercial Marana Regional Landfill.
Randy Metcalf / The Explorer, Landowner Pak Chan expresses his opposition to the Marana Regional Landfill proposal, while council members Patti Comerford and Carol McGorray flank Mayor Ed Honea in listening. The empty chair is that of Vice Mayor Herb Kai, who owns the piece of ground in west Marana where the landfill would be built, and who has recused himself from consideration of the subject.
Marana Town Council.
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After several hours of presentations and public comments, the Marana Planning Commission voted 3-2 Wednesday night to recommend adoption of a rezoning request that would allow a regional landfill within a 590-acre parcel currently west of the town limits.
With one dissenting vote, the Marana Town Council has decided to amend the Silverbell Road Corridor Overlay District land development agreement.